Okonomimura Travel Guide

The “Okonomiyaki Village” of downtown Hiroshima City, Okonomimura plays homage to the Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki boasting 25 restaurant stalls selling it throughout the day.

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Michelin-starred sushi in Hiroshima, with some luxurious twists on classic dishes.
Dinner: ¥15,000-19,999
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Capture the authentic and traditional character of Hiroshima with every bite.
Lunch: ¥4,000-4,999
Dinner: ¥15,000-19,999
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Nagomitei Tanakaya

At Nagomitei Tanakaya in central Hiroshima, chef Tanaka Katashi serves up local delicacies at a reasonable price, diligently sourcing ingredients and paying special consideration towards his guests.
Dinner: ¥10,000-20,000
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Tempura Tenko Honten

A father and son team will serve you up one of the best tempura meals of your life at this 2020 Michelin-starred restaurant in Hiroshima.
Lunch: ¥5,000-9,999
Dinner: ¥10,000-14,999

Steam fills 3 floors worth of restaurant stalls in Okonomimura, madly grilling Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki for crowds of visitors and locals alike. Nestled between the bottom of Hondori Shopping Street and the Nagarekawa drinking district in Downtown Hiroshima, this “Okonomiyaki Village” grills layered savory Japanese pancakes before your very eyes on a teppanyaki hotplate, called Hiroshima-yaki for short. Packed with a lively atmosphere and friendly chefs, Okonomimura was built in 1992, moving from the original restaurant park that opened in the 1950s to revitalize the city. With humble beginnings as a snack before World War II, Hiroshimayaki later was eaten as a meal following the war. This iconic savory pancake dish made from cabbage, eggs, noodles, and seafood is served with a thin pancake base and topped with thick soy sauce, pink pickled ginger, and a sprinkle of aonori (seaweed flakes). Eclectic in its ingredients (that is, whatever you fancy), Okonomimura’s Hiroshima-yaki is especially delicious with plump local oysters caught from Hiroshima Bay, and elevated by a generous squeeze of juicy lemons, locally-grown.

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